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In spring 2015, the NRA introduced a brand new Eddie Eagle video. Started in 1988, the Eddie Eagle GunSafe program has reached more than 28 million children with an important safety message. Eddie has a modernized look and some new friends—the Wing Team. Together, they learn what to do if they ever find a gun: STOP! Don’t touch. Run away. Tell a grown-up. Visit Eddie Eagle to explore the kid-friendly web experience.

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It’s a topic that both unites us and divides us. So KCTV5 News is going beyond the headlines of the gun debate. We are closely examining an issue that runs deep in our community. We are digging deeper - separating fact from fiction and rumor from reality - to bring you a complete picture of Guns in the Heartland. KCTV5 stands for Kansas City.

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Over 18,000 American children, teens are injured or killed each year due to gun violence

This means nearly 48 youth are shot everyday, including seven fatalities. The Brady Center is working nationwide everyday to reduce the threat gun violence poses to our children in homes and communities.

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